Fitness, Health and Exercise

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Scottish Qualifications Authority trading as SQA

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Course summary

The HND Fitness, Health and Exercise is designed to build on the HNC award and develop your skills and knowledge. You will advance your study of fitness, health and exercise activities and related areas and specifically increase awareness of the interdisciplinary nature of fitness and health and develop an understanding of the need to involve participants fully in their own fitness and health development. You will be able to give ownership of programmes to individuals; enabling optimum customer service and develop and apply transferable exercise skills with specific populations.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level DD
Scottish Higher CC

Advanced entry to year two may be possible with HNC Fitness, Health and Exercise Group Award (15 credits). Successful applicants will be required to complete a PVG Disclosure Check and become PVG Scheme Members in order to undertake this course. UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0
PTE Academic50Minimum score of 50
TOEFL (iBT)72Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6720 Year 1
England £6720 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6720 Year 1
Wales £6720 Year 1
EU £1285 Year 1
Scotland £1285 Year 1
International £7020 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Fitness, Health and Exercise at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS